Useful links

1 Big Database
A comprehensive directory of services of community and voluntary organisations, clubs and groups for children and young people, parents, carers and professionals in Bath & North East Somerset, Bristol and South Gloucestershire. See the section ‘Health Body and Mind’.

Active Places
A search engine for leisure and sports facilities across England.

Bristol Healthy Schools Plus
We promote children's health in schools.

British Nutrition Foundation
Healthy eating information, resources for schools, news items and recipes.

Child Growth Foundation
A leading UK charity providing support to people who suffer from growth disorders.

Children First for Health
General health information website for families, children and teens provided by the UK's leading medical experts and paediatricians. The site includes health news, features, fact sheets, advice on health matters and hospital life plus young people's own views and stories.

Healthy Eating
All you need to know about food and diet.

Food for Life
A network of schools and communities across England aimed at transforming food culture by revolutionising school meals, reconnecting young people with farms and inspiring families to cook and grow food.

Let's get Cooking
Lets Get Cooking runs a network of school based healthy cooking clubs in England.

National Child Measurement Programme (NCMP)
The NCMP is an annual programme that weighs and measures children in Reception year (aged 4-5 years) and Year 6 (aged 10-11 years) to assess overweight and obese levels.

Your Health, Your Choices
Helpful tips and advice on keeping your family healthy.

NHS Choices – Live Well
Information on healthy weight and general health in children. This website offers a range of interactive tools such as a video of cooking a healthy pizza and a BMI calculator for children and adults.

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)
NICE is an independent organisation responsible for providing national guidance on promoting good health and preventing and treating ill health.

Real Baby Milk
Real Baby Milk is a not-for-profit company that works in partnership with other organisations to ensure that breastfeeding messages are being promoted well and in the right way.

Walk It
The urban walking route planner. Get a route map between any two points, including your journey time, calorie burn, step count and carbon saving. It’s quick, free, healthy and green.

Why your Child's Weight Matters
A booklet for parents, Why your childs weight matters, which includes information on the National Child Measurement Programme, why maintaining a healthy weight is important, and the steps that parents can take to help their family develop a healthy lifestyle.

Website about young people’s real life experiences of health and lifestyle. This is not just a website about the medical facts, this is about real people and real lives.